& Nurse Liaisons
Enloe Orthopedic Specialty Program
The following physicians are board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and perform surgeries with the Enloe Orthopedic Specialty Program.
Nicholas Komas, MD
Dr. Nicholas Komas grew up in Ohio and West Virginia. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He graduated with a Medical Degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1992 and entered active-duty service in the United States Army. He completed an internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas in 1998. Prior to arriving in Chico, Dr. Komas completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine with the Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute in 2003. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has also earned the Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Komas is the team physician for Butte College Athletics.
Stephen Landaker, MD
Dr. Stephen Landaker attended the University of Nevada, Reno, and received his Doctorate of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at the Naval Regional Medical Center in San Diego and his residency at the Naval Hospital in San Diego. He completed a foot and ankle fellowship at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. He is an active member of the Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Landaker is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is an active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Leonard Brazil, MD
Dr. Leonard Brazil received his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of California School of Medicine in Davis. He completed both his internship and residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Brazil is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is an active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Physicians are independent licensed practitioners who are members of Enloe's medical staff.
Jennifer Boon, RN Jane Brands, RN
Enloe Medical Center staffs nurse liaisons for the Enloe Orthopedic Specialty Program. Nurse liaisons:
- Provide support for patient and family throughout the hospital experience
- Encourage recovery
- Are available to answer questions and help address concerns
- Coordinate resources to patients and families before, during and after surgery
- Make follow-up phone calls to assure recovery needs are in place
- Teach pre-operative classes to prepare patients for surgery
- Provide liaison support among patients, their physician and the bedside nurse
- Participate in morning rounds of patients with surgeons and the patient care team
Orthopedic Specialty Program at Enloe Medical Center
Chico, CA 95926
Information: (530) 332-5448
Referral: Call 1-877-Enloe-MD (1-877-365-6363) 24/7 for a referral to an orthopedic surgeon. You can also search for an orthopedic surgeon on Enloe's Find A Doctor directory.
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